FAKE PARCEL DELIVERY TEXTS ARE THE TOP SMISHING SCAM

Parcel and package delivery scams are the most prevalent type of ‘smishing’ text messages, according to new data provided to UK Finance by cybersecurity company Proofpoint. Proofpoint operates the 7726 text message system on behalf of mobile phone operators, which allows customers to report suspicious texts. The numbers 7726 on a keypad spell out the word ‘SPAM’. Smishing is a technique that criminals use to target … Continued

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